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McKool Smith  recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of Northwell Health Inc.against Chubb Insurance as it wrongfully denies to cover COVID-19 related claims.   There has been extensive media coverage of the lawsuit. 

Northwell Health Inc. is represented by McKool Smith principal Robin Cohen and associates Alexander Sugzda and Cynthia Jordano.

You can view some of the reports below:

"NY Hosptial System Says Chubb Denied It COVID-19 Coverage," Law360 (07-24-2020)

  • "A New York hospital system on the front lines in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic sued a unit of Chubb Insurance on Friday, saying the insurer strung the health care provider along for two months before wrongfully denying its claim for the cost of dealing with the virus."

"Insured: Insurer's COVID-19 Coverage Denial Has Forced It To Fight 'Two-Front" War," Mealey's Litigation Reports (07-28-2020)

  • "New York State's largest health care provider and private employer" filed suit in a New York court on July 24, alleging that its health care premises pollution liability insurer's denial of coverage for its losses arising from the novel coronavirus pandemic has forced it "to fight a two-front war, both against the worst public health crisis the world has seen in generations, but also to obtain coverage to which it is clearly entitled."

"Claim Denial Forced Health Provider to Fight 'Two-Fronted War Insurance Coverage law Center," Law.com (07-29-2020)

  • "Northwell Health Inc., New York State’s largest healthcare provider and private employer, filed suit seeking coverage for coronavirus-related losses under a health care premises pollution liability policy. The case is Northwell Health Inc. v. Illinois Union Insurance Co., case number unavailable."

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